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Top Ten News Items on Health, 02 February 2018

We have put in place, reporting system to check disease outbreak – Adewole. WHO launches new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System. FG announces special funds for tertiary health facilities. Malaria elimination: Nigeria faces N504bn financial gap. FG Sets To Shut Down Open Drug Markets. Borno Govt. spends N8 billion on post-insurgency healthcare projects. Kano to spend 13 % of 2018 budget on […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th January 2018

Nigeria set to vaccinate 25 million people, its biggest yellow fever campaign ever. 16 deaths recorded as Lassa fever spreads to 10 states. Senate To Enact Disease Control Law. WHO Donates 853 Motorcycles to Strengthen Disease Surveillance in Nigeria. FG Releases N360m For Purchase Of Contraceptives. Nigerian govt, May&Baker partner on local vaccines production. FG […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th January 2018

Response team in Ebonyi after outbreak of Lassa in hospital. Schools shut as health emergency hits Ebonyi State. Polio: Germany commits 150m euros in Nigeria. Thousands of displaced people cut off from aid in Borno state. Govs Call for domestication of HIV Treatment. Pharmacists, Nurses fault Ondo Health Insurance Bill. Adamawa State approves New Policy On Health. Plateau Signs MoU with Firm […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12 January 2018

FG Appoints CMDs, MDs of Tertiary Health Institutions. Bill and Melinda Gates foundation to help Nigeria repay $76 million polio facility. Yellow Fever: Nigeria confirms nine deaths. How UNICEF malnutrition programme is saving lives in northern Nigeria. Sokoto Govt Adopts Preventive Health Strategy. Measles : FCTA to start immunization in February–Official. Ogun State Govt launches three-year plan on family health. Kebbi procures […]

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Top Ten Health News Items in 2017

Nigeria flags off scheme to revive 10,000 primary health care centres. Former Nigerian Health Minister, Head of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin is dead. WHO elects first African Director-General. Government confirms three cases of Monkeypox in Bayelsa. Six million Nigerian under-five children stunted due to malnutrition – UNICEF. FG inaugurates N28bn Special Health Intervention Projects. Over 600 doctors migrated from Nigeria in 2 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd December 2017

Monkeypox: Nigeria records one death, confirms 61 cases. Foreign-trained doctors who failed MDCN test want registrar kicked out. I lost a lot spending 12 years for six years programme –Bara, best graduating student, UNIABUJA College of Medicine. INVESTIGATION: The terrible state of Nigeria’s Primary Healthcare Centres (2). NAFDAC introduces whistle-blowing on fake drugs. Drug abuse: Senate goes after importers, distributors. Only […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th December 2017

Adewole: Nigeria is Committed to Universal Health Coverage. Senate moves to ensure mandatory health insurance, subsidy for poor. Over 600 doctors migrated from Nigeria in 2 years – NMA. FMC Umuahia performs two kidney transplants. Adewole: 8O% of Health Issues Can Be Solved at PHCs. Nigerian health workers pass vote of no confidence on Minister. Government hospitals detain patients in Lagos. Obaseki […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 08 December 2017

Time to improve Nigeria’s Maternal, Child Health Service Delivery. FG Inaugurates N28bn Special Health Intervention Projects. National Hospital Inaugurates Cancer Treatment Center. GAVI approves support for new typhoid vaccine. Senate inaugurates committee to end HIV/AIDS scourge by 2030. INTERVIEW: What Nigerian govt is doing to achieve local vaccine production, functional PHCs – NPHCDA DG. Senate Begins Hearing On Petition Against Registrar […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 01 December 2017

Sustaining free HIV treatment in Nigeria. New dawn as senate set to implement National Health Act. Minister inaugurates 26 national advocates on health, family planning. NHIS to expand access to affordable cancer treatment – Official. How irregularities marred our medical exams – Foreign-trained doctors. Global response to malaria at crossroads due to reduced funding – WHO. 7. Nigeria: Borno state crisis […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th November 2017

Osinbajo Inaugurates National Council On Nutrition. NCDC launches five-year plan on disease control. Only one-third of Nigerians in need of HIV treatment are getting it – NACA. Fistula patients to get free surgical, laboratory services – Minister of Health. U.S spent over $4bn on HIV and AIDS in Nigeria. Nigeria to establish control programme to tackle Noma disease. Committee of CMDs […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th November 2017

Indiscriminate use of antibiotics now global health threat – Experts. Nigeria infant mortality rate falls — UNICEF, Statistics Bureau. NMA raises alarm as 900 doctors resign from UCH, Lagos hospitals. Relief for snakebite victims as 5,000 anti-venom vials arrive Nigeria.  HIV/AIDS: FG evaluates, adopts rapid test kits. INVESTIGATION: The terrible state of Nigeria’s Primary Healthcare Centres. UniAbuja gets approval to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10 November 2017

Health sector an important driver of economic growth –Adewole. Kano Govt. releases N294m for treatment of malnourished children. This Day, 06 November 2017 Dangote Foundation pledges $100m to fight malnutrition. Nigerian government flags-off 2017/2018 measles vaccination campaign. Buhari orders health ministry to probe unknown killer disease in Jigawa. Alleged fraud at NHIS: Health Ministry warns agencies against flouting spending limits. Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th October 2017

Canada Earmarks $3.5 Billion To Boost Healthcare In Nigeria. FG, WDF set up 390 diabetes clinics nationwide. Fresh Crisis looms in Nigeria’s health sector as doctors threaten mass ‘sabbatical’. Malnutrition: Kaduna to get $350m World Bank intervention fund. Pharmacists launch foundation to support research , healthcare delivery. World Bank, PharmAccess support Kwara State Health Insurance Scheme. JUTH resident doctors protest sack […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th October 2017

Government confirms three cases of Monkeypox in Bayelsa. Monkey pox: Army not dispensing vaccines — FG. Monkey pox virus-Sultan dispels rumours linking outbreak to vaccine safety. Adewole: Nigeria Almost Polio-free, Commends WHO’s Efforts on Disease Control. Reps adopt upward review of tobacco tax.  Pregnant women to enjoy free child delivery in Anambra. UNTH can’t run x-ray, blood count test […]